Nifedipine Drug Information

Nifedipine is a prescription drug approved to treat certain types of chest pain (angina) and high blood pressure (hypertension). There are several brand-name versions of nifedipine, including but not limited to:
 
Nifedipine is available in both tablet and capsule form. Depending on the product your healthcare provider prescribes, the medication may be taken one to four times a day. It's important to take your medication at the same time(s) each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
 
Most people have no problems with nifedipine; however, the drug's safety information should be reviewed so that you are aware of possible side effects (such as headaches, flushing, and dizziness) and know the warning signs of an allergic reaction or other serious problem that requires prompt medical attention.
 
(For more information, click Nifedipine. This article gives a comprehensive overview of this medication, including a discussion on how it works, generic availability, and more.)
 

Nifedipine Drug Information

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